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Synonyms for phage

a virus that is parasitic (reproduces itself) in bacteria

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But several CRISPRs are still like mystery weapons; many bacteria have CRISPRs with unknown targets, and others stash CRISPRs in their genome even when they re in environments where phage can t find them, such as inside other cells.
One avenue available involves the use of bacteriophages, also known as phages.
The phages released from the dead bacterium can then infect other host cells," Clokie said.
Creative Biolabs is professional in construction of various phage display libraries, including cDNA libraries, peptide libraries and scFv/Fab antibody libraries.
Given the richness of bacteria in the human gut, it is not surprising that scientists have found that phages also are highly prevalent there.
5) These illnesses are the target of phage therapies produced by biotech development company Intralytix, Inc.
These are arranged in opposite orientation and are separated by ~90-bp DNA segment in the phage genome (37).
To this equal volume of lactic phage broth and 1 ml of the 24 hrs old broth cultures were added.
These trials indicated that the phage treatments could be effective in killing E.
Intralytix isolates environmental phage viruses and selects candidates for further study.
Consequently, effective phage therapy depends upon a precise match between phage and bacterium.
Solomon worked with a phage that infects Escherichia coli bacteria.
Carl Merrill, senior scientist and research specialist in bacterial infection and phage biology at National Institutes of Health.
To the Editor: In the summer of 2004, genitourinary medicine clinics in London reported cases of Shigella sonnei with a novel phage type pattern (later designated PTQ).
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 6, 2005 - (JCNN) - The Fisheries Research Agency (FRA) has identified a phage that kills cyanbacteria, in collaboration with Fukui Prefectural University and SDS Biotech.